Scholarships - NIU College of Business

NIU Business Scholarships

Scholarships for Current Undergraduate & Transfer Students

The College of Business offers many scholarships specifically designated for our Business students. Additional funding may be available through NIU scholarships and private funds, including merit scholarships for new incoming students.

*Maximum awards may not be available each year.

Scholarships for Incoming Business Freshmen

Freshmen Scholarships 
 NIU Merit Scholarships 
 Private Scholarships 
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Name of Scholarship for Current/Transfer Students
Minimum Eligibility Criteria
Maximum Award*
Deadline

Scott R. Mitchell Vision Award

  • Junior, senior or graduate business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to students who embody the spirit and character of Scott Mitchell: energy, enthusiasm, persistence, and being a proud NIU Huskie.
  • Additional preference given to students who have overcome a major life crisis such as, but not limited to, illness, disability, or family tragedy.
  • Recipient must attend June 27 golf outing in Woodridge, IL.

$5000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Patrick and Aimee Burke Scholarship in Business

  • Full-time transfer student or freshman
  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to those with demonstrated leadership strengths.

$5000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Nick & Kim Calamos Scholarship

  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Preference given to those with interest in entrepreneurship
  • Completed UBUS 310 or enrolled in UBUS 310 for Fall 2014

$5000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

The Crane Composite Scholarship

  • Preference given to students raised by a single parent and demonstrated financial need
  • Completed UBUS 310 or enrolled in UBUS 310 for Fall 2014

$5000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

The Crocker Endowed Scholarship in Business

  • Demonstrated leadership through extra-curricular activities
  • Financial need
  • Completed UBUS 310 or enrolled in UBUS 310 for Fall 2014
  • Preference given to female students

$5000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

The Robert & Nikki Eickhoff Scholarship

  • Veteran of the United States military service
  • Completed UBUS 310 or enrolled in UBUS 310 for Fall 2014

$5000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Anthony E. & Christine Speiser Scholarship

  • Chicago public school graduate
  • Preference given to Lane Tech High graduates
  • Completed UBUS 310 or enrolled in UBUS 310 for Fall 2014

$5000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Jeff A. Spencer Business Leadership Award

  • Full-time transfer student or freshman
  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to those with demonstrated leadership strengths or those who have served in the US Armed Forces.

$5000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Randall N. Beck Memorial Scholarship

  • Minimum GPA 2.75
  • Preference given to McHenry/DuPage county residents
  • Completed UBUS 310 or enrolled in UBUS 310 for Fall 2014
  • Applicant must have worked for and saved for part of his/her tuition and not otherwise qualify for financial aid.

$2000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

David & Diane Graf Rockford Transfer Scholarship

  • Resident of greater Rockford area,
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities

$2000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Ruth G. Hart Memorial Scholarship

  • Female
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 at NIU or 3.5 if transfer student
  • Completed UBUS 310 or enrolled in UBUS 310 for Fall 2014

$1000 - $4000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Dan Parmenter Memorial Student Scholarship

  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Preference given to those with part-time job or those who volunteer within community
  • Completed UBUS 310 or enrolled in UBUS 310 for Fall 2014

$1000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

John H Chiricotti Scholarship

  • Freshman or sophomore
  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Financial need

$1000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Roxane Hoey Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing

$1000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Mercedes de Martinez Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time business student
  • Min. GPA 3.0
  • Completed or enrolled in UBUS 310
  • Financial need
  • Preference given to Latino female with demonstrated leadership, vision, determination, compassion & spiritual characteristics

$1000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

The Herb Eldean Scholarship

  • Full-time business student
  • Min. GPA 3.0
  • Completed or enrolled in UBUS 310
  • Declared business administration or management major with an interest in entrepreneurship.
  • Preference given to to students who are members of Phi Sigma Kappa.

TBD

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Departmental Scholarships

varies

see department for deadline